The Gomery Inquiry – October 5, 2004 (Part 1 of 6)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Gomery Inquiry – October 5, 2004 (Part 1 of 6)

Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program and Advertising Activities

Witnesses: Janet Labelle, Norman Steinberg, Steven Turner, Raoul Solon, Jim Hamer

The Commission continues to hear testimony from a panel of internal auditors from the Department of Public Works and Government Services, including Janet Labelle (Manager, Fraud Investigations and Internal Disclosures Directorate), Norman Steinberg (Director General of Audit and Ethics), Steven Turner (former member, Audit and Review Branch), Raoul Solon (former Assistant Director, Audit and Review Branch), and Jim Hamer (former Audit Manager).

Sylvain Lussier (on behalf of the Attorney General of Canada) conducts cross-examination and Commission Counsel Neil Finkelstein conducts re-examination. Questions focus on the findings and recommendations of a 1996 Ernst & Young audit and a 2000 internal audit of sponsorship contracts.